The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Desktop Engineer
Rank 893 863 895
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Engineer 12 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.015% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.016% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 4
Average salary £55,000 £43,750 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% +32.57%
UK excluding London average salary £30,093 £31,250 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +15.74%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Senior Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer within the UK.

Senior Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 within the UK.

Senior Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -29 11 £55,000 +10.00%
London -43 9 £55,000 +10.00%
West Midlands -7 1 £27,186 -15.04%
Scotland -10 1 - -
Glasgow -12 1 - -
City of London -15 1 £47,500 -5.00%
East Midlands - 1 £33,000 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £36,000 -
Leicester - 1 £33,000 -
Warwick - 1 £27,186 -
Leicestershire - 1 £33,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £27,186 -

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title.

1 40 (85.11%) Windows
2 31 (65.96%) SCCM
3 27 (57.45%) Active Directory
4 26 (55.32%) Microsoft
5 21 (44.68%) PowerShell
6 20 (42.55%) Windows 7
7 19 (40.43%) MS Excel
8 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (34.04%) DHCP
9 16 (34.04%) DNS
9 16 (34.04%) VB
10 15 (31.91%) ITIL
10 15 (31.91%) WSUS
11 14 (29.79%) Citrix
11 14 (29.79%) TCP/IP
12 13 (27.66%) C#
12 13 (27.66%) Windows 8
13 12 (25.53%) XenApp
14 10 (21.28%) Degree
14 10 (21.28%) Migration
14 10 (21.28%) Cisco
15 9 (19.15%) HP
15 9 (19.15%) Windows XP
15 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
15 9 (19.15%) Finance
15 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2010
16 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2007
16 8 (17.02%) Application Packaging
16 8 (17.02%) Change Management
17 7 (14.89%) Toshiba

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
1 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (40.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.04%) DHCP
1 16 (34.04%) DNS
2 14 (29.79%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.77%) Internet
4 4 (8.51%) LDAP
4 4 (8.51%) SMS
5 3 (6.38%) LAN
5 3 (6.38%) Wireless
6 2 (4.26%) Firewall
6 2 (4.26%) WAN
6 2 (4.26%) VPN
6 2 (4.26%) FTP
7 1 (2.13%) Symposium
7 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (2.13%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MSI
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Back Office
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Automotive
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) Application Packaging
2 7 (14.89%) Software Packaging
2 7 (14.89%) Rendezvous
3 4 (8.51%) .NET
3 4 (8.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Hedge funds
2 3 (6.38%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.38%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.26%) Derivative
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.26%) iPhone
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (85.11%) Windows
2 20 (42.55%) Windows 7
3 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (27.66%) Windows 8
5 9 (19.15%) Windows XP
6 7 (14.89%) Mac OS X
7 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.38%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.13%) Android
9 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) ITIL
2 10 (21.28%) Migration
3 8 (17.02%) Change Management
4 7 (14.89%) Project Management
5 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.38%) Information Security
7 3 (6.38%) DevOps
8 2 (4.26%) Release Management
8 2 (4.26%) Workflow
9 1 (2.13%) ITSM
9 1 (2.13%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.13%) Service Management
9 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.13%) Time Management
9 1 (2.13%) Network Management
9 1 (2.13%) Change Control
9 1 (2.13%) Software Deployment
9 1 (2.13%) Software Distribution
9 1 (2.13%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) PowerShell
2 16 (34.04%) VB
3 13 (27.66%) C#
4 6 (12.77%) VBScript
5 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Degree
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.64%) MCSE
4 4 (8.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (6.38%) MCSA
5 3 (6.38%) HND
6 2 (4.26%) MCP
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.13%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (57.45%) Active Directory
2 12 (25.53%) XenApp
3 4 (8.51%) vSphere
4 3 (6.38%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 31 (65.96%) SCCM
2 15 (31.91%) WSUS
3 7 (14.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (55.32%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.79%) Citrix
3 10 (21.28%) Cisco
4 9 (19.15%) HP
5 7 (14.89%) CQG
5 7 (14.89%) Toshiba
5 7 (14.89%) Reuters
5 7 (14.89%) Bloomberg
6 5 (10.64%) VMware
7 1 (2.13%) AppSense
7 1 (2.13%) Altiris
7 1 (2.13%) Meraki
7 1 (2.13%) Dell
7 1 (2.13%) Lotus
7 1 (2.13%) Apple
7 1 (2.13%) Symantec